Twitter will no longer accept political ads

In a series of tweets, Twitter’s founder, Jack Dorsey, announced that the platform he created will no longer accept publishing political ads around the world. “We made the decision to…

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Hawaiian volcano Kilauea is active

The national park surrounding the Hawaiian volcano Kilauea was closed late Thursday, fearing that the steam that accumulates inside does not end up blowing up the mountain. Such an explosion…

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Soil erosion due to human activities dates back 4000 years

Human activity and the opening of the landscape through clearing intensified soil erosion about 4,000 years ago, well before industrialization. This is the conclusion reached by European and Canadian geologists…

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Cannabinoids does not improve mental health: study

Current scientific evidence does not justify the use of medicinal cannabinoids to treat six mental health conditions, a new meta-analysis conducted by Australian researchers concludes. Cannabinoids do not seem to…

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Earth has entered the age of Meghalayan

Earth has officially entered a new chapter in its history, the age of the Meghalayan, the third and last period since the beginning of the Holocene era nearly 12,000 years…

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Why is the volcano in Guatemala so deadly compared to that of Hawaii?

Despite the continuing eruption of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano for more than a month, the recent eruption of the Fuego volcano in Guatemala has been much more deadly, with the number…

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Newly discovered gene mutation reduces fear and anxiety, and increases social interaction

A genetic mutation recently discovered by Finnish scientists reduces fear and anxiety, and increases social interaction in mice. Geneticist Heikki Tanila and colleagues from the University of Eastern Finland used…

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A gel that repairs heart wounds

A first human protein gel to repair heart attack injuries has been developed by researchers at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI). This gel is composed of recombinant collagen…

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Spotify Kids, the new app designed for kids

Spotify announced Tuesday the launch of Spotify Kids, an application for children over three years old so they can listen to their own music.  This online music space allows children…

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Botswana, our ancestral homeland

Mankind is said to have originated in a southern African region of northern Botswana, according to a study by Australian and South African scientists published in Nature. The work done by…

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